The Bennett Place State Historic Site in Durham has organized a series of re-enactments to mark the Civil War’s final surrender. Negotiations between Gen. William Sherman and Gen. Joseph Johnston take place this weekend.
The Triangle’s economic recovery is drawing real estate investors. And that infusion of money is raising the cost of land and housing, along with concerns that lower income residents will soon be unable to live near where they work, receive health care and have access to public transportation.
Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan nation and killed more than 2,500 people.
Wake Health Services plans to build a sizable new health center in Southeast Raleigh, nearly doubling the nonprofit’s capacity for patients in a part of the city where community leaders have long asked for better access to medical care.
A bipartisan group of legislators sponsored a bill this month that would raise the juvenile age to 18 for misdemeanor crimes. North Carolina and New York are the only states in the country that automatically charge 16-year-olds as adults.
An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart.
Call it the most-disruptive development in the business since Starbucks Corp. began the coffee-shop boom in the late 1980s. The single-serve brewing machines popularized by Keurig Green Mountain Inc. are now used by more than one in four Americans and are altering the way coffee is consumed.
Wake County school board members tentatively approved last week a plan that would make using teacher workdays the first option for replacing winter snow days for traditional-calendar schools during the 2015-16 school year. This came after the board objected to a proposal that would have allowed students to miss up to three school days next winter before having to make up the lost time.